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Royal Northern Sinfonia and Nevill Holt Opera bring this brand new fully-staged production of Mozart’s most popular opera to Gateshead.
Figaro wants his bride, but so does his master. With the help of the rejected Countess, can Figaro and Susanna outwit the philandering Count before the day is up? Mozart’s joyful masterpiece pirouettes its way through a day of madness at the palace.
“Nevill Holt Opera scores again for its place in the top league – 5 Stars” Opera Now
“One of the best I have ever seen in the theatre” Opera Magazine
Conductor: Nicholas Chalmers
Director: Joe Austin
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Nevill Holt Opera
Susanna: Aoife Miskelly
Figaro: Lawson Anderson
Count: James Newby
Countess: Sky Ingram
Cherubino: Anna Harvey
Marcellina: Joan Rodgers
Dr Bartolo: Stephen Richardson
MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro
Sung in Italian with English surtitles
Dates & Times
Wednesday 4 July, 7pm – 10.30pm
Friday 6 July, 6pm – 10.30pm (Includes dinner interval, details to be announced.)
Bus from Carlisle
A bus from Carlisle is available for £8. Pick up points Carlisle (The Sands Centre 4.55pm) and Brampton (Police Station 5.10pm). Wednesday performance only.
The Marriage of Figaro Concourse Dinner
Complete your Opera experience by booking for our 7 course concourse dinner (Friday only). Just add the dining option to your basket when booking online or click here to add separately.
7 courses £49.95 per person
Goats cheese and sun-dried tomato, cracked black pepper croute
Gazpacho soup, tomato crisp
Seabream, summer garden salad, citrus dressing
Vegetarian alternative – Char grilled bell pepper, summer garden salad, balsamic dressing
Guinea fowl, confit cherry tomato, creamed savoy, Parmentier potatoes, jus
Vegetarian alternative – Ratatouille vegetable parcel, confit cherry tomato, creamed savoy, Parmentier potatoes, jus
Red wine summer berry pudding, Chantilly cream
Coffee & petit fours
- Please arrive at 4.15pm to be seated for dinner ready for 4.30pm service.
- Please ensure any diertary requirements are sent through to email@example.com.
- Diners will be seated with other guests at tables of 10. If you wish to sit with friends in a group please book your dining together in one booking.
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